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Westy utility rates likely to jump in 2019 and 2020

Last week, the Westminster City Council took a key step toward increasing water and sewer rates for both 2019 and 2020. Staff provided a thorough presentation on the needs and rationale to raise the … more

Westminster testing the water on tap, sewer fees

Westminster water and sewer rates could rise significantly through 2020 if a plan going to City Councilors Sept. 24 succeeds. Water rates for average Westminster water customers would increase about … more

Check your rates

The city has created a web application to give customers an idea how their water and sewer bills could change based on the new rate structure. Customers should have a copy of their most recent water … more

Orchard Fest returns to old Westminster

The South Westminster Art Group doesn’t need a building to host their signature end of summer festival, group President Jana Boutwell said. “We’re doing okay,” Boutwell said. “We’re just … more

Fort Collins earns win at Westminster

Westminster’s Lady Wolves (2-4) hoped to record their third home win in five tries Aug. 28, but the Lady Lambkins thought different with an impressive all-around performance. Dominating pitching … more

Officials urge strong bond between schools, business

Officials from three Metro North school districts all made the same point to Westminster businesses Aug. 29 — we’re trying to craft your future employees, but we need your help. “What our … more

Mayor, State Representative candidate spar at meeting

Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison warmed up his State of the City address a few days early, meeting with a small group of city residents Aug. 21 at Legacy Ridge Golf Course to give them insight on city … more

Alternate realities and crystal balls: Let’s play the 'What If' game

Life is full of “what ifs” as we all well know. Certainly, it is not exclusive to only people. It covers worldwide political events, religious situations, business outcomes, governmental actions, … more

Test scores boost Westminster past state sanctions

Officials at Westminster Public Schools breathed a sigh of relief Aug. 24, learning that their test scores had improved enough to have increased their state rating. “We’ve been working very hard, … more

Horizon hopes consistency takes them to the next level

Last season, a 6-4 mark for the Horizon Hawks’ football team wasn’t anything to be embarrassed about, but head coach Frank Ybarra thinks this season is the year his program could make the next … more

Boys and Girls Club coming to Westy

It couldn’t be a better match: It’s a “hand up” for Westminster Public School middle schoolers and another good example of partnerships and cooperation creating a better opportunity which … more

Tech firm needs Westminster help

Colorado communication engineers polishing their resumes right now could have a hand in creating the next high speed mobile communications network. “We are very involved in what’s called the 5G, … more

Schools the topic at State of the City lunch

School officials will join Mayor Herb Atchison Aug. 29 to talk about the conditions of the city and where it’s headed. Officials from Westminster and all three school districts that serve … more

In high school sports, training takes new direction

It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to … more

Spinning and squirming: Trump’s tactics won’t sell in Peoria

It just amazes me that President Trump must either think the public is really dumb or we don’t remember what he previously said. Or he simply does not give a hoot as to what we think. For example, … more

Neighborhoods mark National Night Out in their own ways

Neighborhoods across the area gathered for food, fun and community spirit Aug. 7 for National Night Out, a chance for neighbors to get together and to meet with their local police, fire departments … more

Two new projects break ground downtown

It’s not often private developers get to be at the table when a city development is designed, David Kennedy said Aug. 9, but that’s just what’s happened in Westminster. Kennedy, co-founder of … more

Suspected thief shot, second in custody

One man was killed Aug. 2 and another fled the scene on foot after Westminster police responded to reports of a theft in progress. Police responded to the shopping area at the 11800 block of Sheridan … more

Recovery, investigation into Westbury Apartment fire continues

A deadly apartment fire that killed two July 22 has been ruled an arson, according to a joint press release from Westminster’s Police and Fire Departments and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, … more

Helping others in their time of need

Tragedy often brings out the best in people who are willing to lend a hand. The recent major fire at the Westbury Apartment complex at 115th Avenue and Pecos Street in Westminster is a good example. … more
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